Feed a Family This Holiday Season



          The holiday season is a time to be with friends and family, and be thankful for what we have. 200,000 of our Westchester neighbors, including 58,000 children, struggle with hunger. Together, we can make the season brighter for those who need it most. Join the Food Bank for Westchester this holiday season to help feed families in our community.

          Help a family share the tradition of a holiday meal this year!

           


          How To Get Involved This Holiday Season

          Here's your guide to help feed families struggling with hunger this holiday season. Download the tool kit to get started!

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          Feed a Family 

          Through the Food Bank for Westchester’s “Feed a Family” campaign, just $25 can provide a family a holiday meal . Everyone deserves a nice meal around the table this holiday season, and with your support we can help feed families, children, and seniors who are hungry or food insecure.

          Make A Gift


           

          Community Scoop-A-Thon Competition 

           

          We will be hosting our first ever Community Scoop-A-Thon competition. This event will be an exciting and intense experience benefiting the Food Bank for Westchester where community teams compete to pack the most food in one hour.

          Click Here for More Information and Sign Up

           

           

           


          Triple Your Impact to Those in Need with the “Give a Meal” Campaign

          Amp up your holiday giving game by donating to the Food Bank through Feeding America’s “Give A Meal” initiative in partnership with the Bank of America Charitable Foundation.

          From now until December 31, 2017 , Bank of America  will match every dollar donated by $2, tripling your impact on your neighbors in need this Holiday season!

          Easy As 

           

          1. Visit www.bankofamerica.com/give, select your amount, and click donate.

          2. Type in your zip code (or the Food Bank's zip code 10523) and click next

          3. Check off “Your local food bank” to designate your donation and complete the donation form.

           

          For More Information and To Donate Click Here


          Check-Out Hunger 2017 

          Each year, select grocery stores throughout Westchester County participate in Check-Out Hunger® (COH), a point of sale campaign running through January, 2 2018 that benefits food banks from New England through Virginia and even Florida. The Food Bank for Westchester is proud and grateful to be a beneficiary of this campaign. 

          While shopping at your participating grocery store, you are encouraged to donate to this campaign, the proceeds of which benefit our 300 hunger relief programs throughout the County. 

          This year, Westchester has 16 grocery stores participating, and we need your help to make this campaign a success!

           

          Participating Stores and Locations:

          Balducci's Food Lovers Marker

          • Balducci’s Food Lovers Market- 15 Palmer Ave, Scarsdale, NY 10583
          • Balducci’s Food Lovers Market- 144 South Ridge Street, Rye Brook, NY 10573

          Green’s Natural Foods Locations:

          • Briarcliff – 77 N State Rd, Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510
          • Larchmont – 2460 Boston Post Rd, Larchmont, NY 10538
          • Mt. Kisco – 666 Lexington Ave, #1, Mt. Kisco, NY 10549
          • Scarsdale – 780 White Plains Rd, Scarsdale, NY 10583
          • Yorktown - 12 Triangle Center, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598

           

          ShopRite:

          • Croton – 460 South Riverside Avenue, Croton-on-Hudon, NY 10520
          • Bedford Hills - 747 Bedford Ave
          • White Plains - 13 City Place
          • Tuckahoe - 278 Tuckahoe Road
          • Thornwood - 960 Broadway
          • Greenway Plaza - 23 Prospect Street, Greenway Plaza
          • Cortlandt Manor - 2094 East Main Street
          • Scarsdale - 955 Central Avenue
          • New Rochelle - 8 Joyce Rd. & Palmer Ave

           

           

           


          "Fill The House! An Evening of Great Music Benefiting The Food Bank for Westchester”


          When: Sunday, October 28, 2017 - Saturday, November 25, 2017

          Where: Tarrytown Music Hall 13 Main Street, Tarrytown, NY 10591

          Please join us as we attempt to FILL THE HOUSE! with Holiday Bags. Each bag will provide a family in need with a holiday meal this season! Our challenge is to collect enough Holiday Grocery Bags to FILL EVERY SEAT in the Music Hall. The Foodbank for Westchester will be adding a turkey to each bag upon distribution, in order to complete the holiday meal.

          Learn more here


           

          Dine Out at Cheesecake Factory


          Order a slice of festive cheesecake at your local Cheesecake Factory to help the hungry. Westchester County restaurants will donate $0.25 to the Feeding America network for every slice of selected cheesecake sold until Jan. 2, 2018. The proceeds of the local campaign will be split between Feeding America’s national office and the Food Bank of Westchester.

           

          From Sept. 1 through Nov. 23, slices of pumpkin cheesecake and pumpkin pecan cheesecake will activate donations toward the fight to end hunger.

           

          From Nov. 24 through Jan. 2 , slices of peppermint bark cheesecake will benefit the fight to end hunger.

           


          Feel The Love Transformation Cards 

           

          Purchase this 53 card deck with positive messages to help you foster and maintain a postive mindset. A low tech-high touch way to give a spirtual hug benefitting Food Bank for Westchester. When you make a purchase, $5 of each deck will be donated to the Food Bank for Westchester to help feed our neighbors.

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          Community Yoga Class

          Sunday, November 19 | 4:00 PM - 5:00  PM 

          Shames Jewish Community Center, 371 S. Broadway, Tarrytown, NY 10591

          Treat yourself to a tranquil hour of gentle yoga on a Sunday afternoon with JCC instructors Michelle Frank and Markela Khosrowshahi, and at the same time give something to those in need. A suggested donation of $20 will be donated to the Food Bank for Westchester. All levels welcome and the event is open to all JCC members and non-members.

           

           Register Here

           


           ChefTini & Athleta - Scarsdale Present Shop & Nibble

           

          Saturday, December 2 | 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

           

          Athleta Scarsdale, Vernon Hills Shopping Center, 700 Post Rd, Scarsdale, NY

          Please join us for a cooking event and recipe e-book sales event to help provide 2,000 families with a holiday meal they will never forget!Join Tina DiLeo (Chefitini) as she hosts the 2 nd annual e-cookbook event at Athleta.There will be a cooking demonstration and you can also purchase her holiday recipe e-book.100% of the proceeds will go towards the Food Bank for Westchester.

           

           

           

           

           

           


           

          Stuff the Scarsdale Ford Truck with Westchester Talk Radio 

           

          Saturday, December 2, 10am-4pm| Balducci’s Food Lovers Market, 15 Palmer Ave, Scarsdale, NY 10583

          Sunday, December 3, 10am-4pm | Balducci’s Food Lovers Market, 144 S Ridge St, Rye Brook, NY 10573

          Join Westchester Talk Radio as they host their annual “Stuff the Truck” food and fund drive. Drop off non-perishable items to help Stuff the Truck. This annual drive helps delivers food to hundreds of families in need in Westchester County. Help us celebrate another incredible weekend of collecting thousands of pounds of non-perishable food. Thanks to WestchesterTalkRadio and all their listeners, this food will help stock the Food Bank for Westchester, which in turn helps the over 300 agencies, pantries and soup kitchens that serve families right here in Westchester who would otherwise go without food. The Truck will be delivered to the Food Bank for Westchester on Monday, December 4 th.


           

          Holiday Gift Wrapping Fundraiser

          The Westchester Mall | Located at Level 4 of Savor  

           

          Hours of Operation  

          December 9–10| 1-6pm

          December 16-17 | 1-6pm

          December 20-23 | 3-8pm

          December 24| 12-4pm

          Bring your gifts to The Westchester this holiday season and support the Food Bank for Westchester. While we will gladly wrap all your gifts, we ask you to drop off just 5 at a time so that we can serve everyone. Gifts will be wrapped in the order that they are received. Please drop off gifts at least 15 minutes before our closing time.

           


           

          Shop with a Smile 

          Fight hunger next time you shop Amazon by logging in through www.smile.amazon.com , select Food Bank of Westchester from the list of partners, then shop as usual. Amazon Foundation will donate 0.5% of your purchase price to the Food Bank!

           



          For sponsorship, tickets or more information contact Community Campaigns Manager Nicoal Crawford at (914) 418-5204 or Nicoal.Crawford@FoodBankforWestchester.Org

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